2020.48.30 Release Notes

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Release Date

December 30, 2020

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Boombox

Tesla Boombox feature in update 2020.48.30
Requires Pedestrian Speaker
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Requires Pedestrian Speaker
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Turn your car into a boombox and entertain a crowd with your media player when parked. You can also customize the sound of your car makes when you press the horn, drive the car or when your car is moving with Summon. Select an option from the dropdown menu or insert your own USB device and save up to five custom sounds.

Emissions Testing Mode Improvements

Tesla Emissions Testing Mode Improvements feature in update 2020.48.30
Requires Pedestrian Speaker
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Requires Pedestrian Speaker
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Emissions Testing Mode can now be used outside the car. To setup, select your desired sound and place the cushion on the external speaker. When ready, play selected sound by pressing the left scroll wheel button or using the turn signal. To access, tao the Application Launcher > Toybox > Emissions Testing Mode.

Driving Visualization Improvements

Tesla Driving Visualization Improvements feature in update 2020.48.30
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

\r\nThe driving visualization has been refreshed and now offers a larger visualization to allow drivers to view more details of the road surroundings. The next turn will now appear above the visualization if the navigation turn list is covered by another app.\r\n

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\r\nAdditionally, select items have slightly moved but will continue to look an behave the same. Some notable differences include the following:\r\n

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  • Quick access to the backup camera and wipers has move to the bottom bar.
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  • Indicator lights have been moved to the side of the touchscreen.
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  • Autopilot set speed, Autopilot availability, and detected speed limit are now displayed next to the driving speed.
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Scheduled Departure Improvements

Tesla Scheduled Departure Improvements feature in update 2020.48.30
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Scheduled Departure can now precondition your battery and cabin even when your car is unplugged. To account for different utility rate plans, you can now set the time when your off-peak rates end to save on charging costs. To access, tap SCHEDULE from the climate control or charging panel when parked.

Supercharger Display Improvements

Tesla Supercharger Display Improvements feature in update 2020.48.30
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Supercharger pins on your touchscreen will now display the number of available stalls at charging sites. Quickly search for nearby amenities by tapping an amenity icon on the Supercharger popup display.

Release Notes Improvements

Tesla Release Notes Improvements feature in update 2020.48.30
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Release notes now include improved browsing and access. To view current and previous release notes, tap Controls > Software > Release Notes.

Vehicle Information

Tesla Vehicle Information feature in update 2020.48.30
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

The Tesla "T" has been removed from the top status bar. Tap Controls > Software for the same information.

The Battle of Polytopia

Tesla The Battle of Polytopia feature in update 2020.48.30
MCU 2
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Available Worldwide
MCU 2
Models:
S
3
X
Y

The award winning turn based strategy game with low poly graphics. Lead your civilization to victory by expanding your empire and researching new technologies. To see how you compare with other Tesla owners, create a Tesla Arcade gamer name that will appear on the Battle of Polytopia Leaderboards.

Cat Quest

Tesla Cat Quest feature in update 2020.48.30
MCU 2
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Available Worldwide
MCU 2
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Leap into a grand adventure of dragons, magic and cats in purr-suit of the evil Drakoth and your catnapped sister. Explore Felingard's huge overworld map, risk life and limb delving into dungeons for epic loot, and lend a paw to a furry cast of characters in a flurry of side quests. Game controller required.

Solitaire

Tesla Solitaire feature in update 2020.48.30
MCU 2
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Available Worldwide
MCU 2
Models:
S
3
X
Y

A classic game of Solitaire, also known as Klondike. Move cards by dragging them to their destination. You can play an easier Draw 1 game, or try your luck with Draw 3 and Vegas play modes. Personalize your game by customizing the backdrop and card backs.

2022.24.1 Release Notes

Blind Spot Camera

Tesla Blind Spot Camera feature in update 2022.24.1
Models:
3
Y
Available Worldwide
Models:
3
Y

Adjust the placement of your blind spot camera on your display by dragging the camera feed. The camera feed will appear in the same position when your blinker is active. To enable, tap Controls > Autopilot > Automatic Blind Spot Camera.

Tesla Profiles

Tesla Tesla Profiles feature in update 2022.24.1
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

Keep your settings and preferences synchronized across all supported vehicles using your Tesla account, including:

- Mirror, seating and steering wheel adjustments

- Autopilot, driving and climate control preferences

- Navigation, media and data sharing preferences

You can set up your Tesla Profile from Driver Profile settings and change your profile picture from the Tesla Mobile app.

Traffic Along Route

Tesla Traffic Along Route feature in update 2022.24.1
Premium Connectivity
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Premium Connectivity
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Any slow traffic conditions along your navigation route are now shown prominently as part of the route line on the map Note: This feature requires Premium Connectivity.

Disable Sentry Sounds

Tesla Disable Sentry Sounds feature in update 2022.24.1
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

To prevent disturbing neighbors, you can now disable the sounds made by Sentry Mode. Mobile app notifications will still be delivered. To enable this setting on the touchscreen, tap Controls > Safety > Sentry Mode > Disable Sentry Sounds.

Driver Profiles

Tesla Driver Profiles feature in update 2022.24.1
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Available Worldwide
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Any navigation recents or favorites will now be saved to the active driver profile.

Auto Rear Climate Controls

Tesla Auto Rear Climate Controls feature in update 2022.24.1
Models:
New S
New X
Available Worldwide
Models:
New S
New X

Rear climate controls can now be set to Auto. Tap on the climate icon > Auto on the rear screen, or Rear > Auto on the center display climate popup. When Auto mode is enabled, the fan speeds will adjust automatically in order to reach the desired temperature.

Additional Bottom Bar Customization

Tesla Additional Bottom Bar Customization feature in update 2022.24.1
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Models:
S
3
X
Y

You can now add vehicle controls such as defrost, windshield wipers and seat heaters to the bottom bar. Long press any app icon to enter edit mode, then drag the desired control to the bottom bar.

Regenerative Braking

Tesla Regenerative Braking feature in update 2022.24.1
Regen Backfill
Models:
New S
New X
Regen Backfill
Models:
New S
New X

Your vehicle can now automatically apply regular brakes for consistent deceleration when regenerative braking is limited due to battery temperature or state of charge. To enable, tap Controls > Pedals & Steering > Apply Brakes When Regenerative Braking Is Limited.

Turn Signals

Tesla Turn Signals feature in update 2022.24.1
Undocumented Change
Models:
3
Y
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
3
Y

In order to create additional room for the Blind Spot Camera, the vehicle's turn signals have moved up to the top of the screen. They're now located above the regeneration/acceleration line and will appear between the gear indicator and battery icon.

Blind Spot Camera

Tesla Blind Spot Camera feature in update 2022.24
Models:
3
Y
Available Worldwide
Models:
3
Y

Adjust the placement of your blind spot camera on your display by dragging the camera feed. The camera feed will appear in the same position when your blinker is active. To enable, tap Controls > Autopilot > Automatic Blind Spot Camera.

Tesla Profiles

Tesla Tesla Profiles feature in update 2022.24
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

Keep your settings and preferences synchronized across all supported vehicles using your Tesla account, including:

- Mirror, seating and steering wheel adjustments

- Autopilot, driving and climate control preferences

- Navigation, media and data sharing preferences

You can set up your Tesla Profile from Driver Profile settings and change your profile picture from the Tesla Mobile app.

Traffic Along Route

Tesla Traffic Along Route feature in update 2022.24
Premium Connectivity
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Premium Connectivity
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Any slow traffic conditions along your navigation route are now shown prominently as part of the route line on the map Note: This feature requires Premium Connectivity.

Disable Sentry Sounds

Tesla Disable Sentry Sounds feature in update 2022.24
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

To prevent disturbing neighbors, you can now disable the sounds made by Sentry Mode. Mobile app notifications will still be delivered. To enable this setting on the touchscreen, tap Controls > Safety > Sentry Mode > Disable Sentry Sounds.

Driver Profiles

Tesla Driver Profiles feature in update 2022.24
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Available Worldwide
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Any navigation recents or favorites will now be saved to the active driver profile.

Auto Rear Climate Controls

Tesla Auto Rear Climate Controls feature in update 2022.24
Models:
New S
New X
Available Worldwide
Models:
New S
New X

Rear climate controls can now be set to Auto. Tap on the climate icon > Auto on the rear screen, or Rear > Auto on the center display climate popup. When Auto mode is enabled, the fan speeds will adjust automatically in order to reach the desired temperature.

Additional Bottom Bar Customization

Tesla Additional Bottom Bar Customization feature in update 2022.24
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Models:
S
3
X
Y

You can now add vehicle controls such as defrost, windshield wipers and seat heaters to the bottom bar. Long press any app icon to enter edit mode, then drag the desired control to the bottom bar.

Regenerative Braking

Tesla Regenerative Braking feature in update 2022.24
Regen Backfill
Models:
New S
New X
Regen Backfill
Models:
New S
New X

Your vehicle can now automatically apply regular brakes for consistent deceleration when regenerative braking is limited due to battery temperature or state of charge. To enable, tap Controls > Pedals & Steering > Apply Brakes When Regenerative Braking Is Limited.

Turn Signals

Tesla Turn Signals feature in update 2022.24
Undocumented Change
Models:
3
Y
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
3
Y

In order to create additional room for the Blind Spot Camera, the vehicle's turn signals have moved up to the top of the screen. They're now located above the regeneration/acceleration line and will appear between the gear indicator and battery icon.

2022.20.8 Release Notes

Tire Configuration

Tesla Tire Configuration feature in update 2022.20.8
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
3
Available Worldwide
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
3

Reset the learned tire settings directly after a tire rotation, swap, or replacement to improve your driving experience. To reset, tap Controls > Service > Wheel & Tire Configuration > Tires.

Car Colorizer

Tesla Car Colorizer feature in update 2022.20.8
MCU 2
Models:
Legacy S
Legacy X
Available Worldwide
MCU 2
Models:
Legacy S
Legacy X

Customize how your car appears on the touchscreen and mobile app with the Car Colorizer. Change the color of your car's exterior by tapping Controls > Software > Colorizer icon, or using Colorizer in the ToyBox.

Polish Voice Navigation

Tesla Polish Voice Navigation feature in update 2022.20.8
EU Maps
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Available Worldwide
EU Maps
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Your navigation voice guidance is now available in Polish. To switch your language setting, tap Controls > Display > Voice Navigation Language.

Turkish Voice Navigation

Tesla Turkish Voice Navigation feature in update 2022.20.8
EU Maps
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Available Worldwide
EU Maps
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Your navigation voice guidance is now available in Turkish. To switch your language setting, tap Controls > Display > Voice Navigation Language.

Cabin Camera

Tesla Cabin Camera feature in update 2022.20.8
MCU 3
Models:
Y
MCU 3
Models:
Y

The cabin camera above your rearview mirror can now determine driver inattentiveness and provide you with audible alerts, to remind you to keep your eyes on the road when Autopilot is engaged. Camera images do not leave the vehicle itself, which means the system cannot save or transmit information unless you enable data sharing. To change your data settings, tap Controls > Software > Data Sharing on your car's touchscreen. Cabin camera does not perform facial recognition or any other method of identity verification.

Cabin Camera

Tesla Cabin Camera feature in update 2022.20.8
MCU 3
Models:
New S
New X
MCU 3
Models:
New S
New X

The cabin camera above your rearview mirror can now determine driver inattentiveness and provide you with audible alerts, to remind you to keep your eyes on the road when Autopilot is engaged. Camera images do not leave the vehicle itself, which means the system cannot save or transmit information unless you enable data sharing. To change your data settings, tap Controls > Software > Data Sharing on your car's touchscreen. Cabin camera does not perform facial recognition or any other method of identity verification.

Speed Assist

Tesla Speed Assist feature in update 2022.20.8
HW 3
Models:
S
3
X
Y
HW 3
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Speed Assist now leverages your car's cameras to detect speed limit signs. This improves the accuracy of speed limit data on local roads and highways in select countries. Detected speed limit signs will be displayed in the driving visualization.

Online Radio

Tesla Online Radio feature in update 2022.20.8
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
S
3
X
Y
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Your internet radio service provider has been switched to EtherealSound, providing an improved selection of radio stations and content for your drive.

Sentry Mode

Tesla Sentry Mode feature in update 2022.20.8
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

Sentry Mode continuously monitors your car's surroundings while it's locked and parked. When enabled, the car automatically enters the Standby state with its cameras and sensors remain powered to detect potential threats and trigger an appropriate response state: Alert or Panic. To enable Sentry Mode, go to Controls > Safety > Sentry Mode.

If a minimal threat is detected, such as someone leaning on your car, Sentry Mode switches to the Alert state, displaying a message on your touchscreen indicating that cameras are recording.

If a major threat is detected, such as someone breaking a window, Sentry Mode switches to the Panic state. In this state, the touchscreen increases to maximum brightness, and you receive a notification on your mobile app.

To save the video clip captured while in Sentry Mode, you must insert a formatted USB flash drive into one of your USB ports beforehand. Sentry Mode requires more than 20% battery to operate. If your battery falls below 20% while the feature is active, Sentry Mode turns off and you receive a notification on your mobile app.

Note that Sentry Mode is designed to enhance the security of your car, but cannot protect your car from all possible threats.

Editor's note: This feature only applies to Israel. Sentry Mode has been added with some minor modifications to support local laws (no sound when the alarm sounds). If you already have Sentry Mode, it will continue to be available as it was before.

Seat Belt System Enhancement

Tesla Seat Belt System Enhancement feature in update 2022.20.8
Only Certain Model 3 Years
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
Only Certain Model 3 Years
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

This enhancement builds upon your vehicle's superior crash protection - based upon regulatory and industry standard crash testing- by now using Tesla Vision to help offer some of the most cutting-edge seat belt pretensioner performance in the event of a frontal crash. Your seat belts will now begin to tighten and protect properly restrained occupants earlier in a wider array of frontal crashes.

Tesla Adaptive Suspension

Tesla Tesla Adaptive Suspension feature in update 2022.20.8
Raven
Models:
S
X
Raven
Models:
S
X

Tesla Adaptive Suspension will now adjust ride height for an upcoming rough road section. This adjustment may occur at various locations, subject to availability, as the vehicle downloads rough road map data generated by Tesla cars. The instrument cluster will continue to indicate when the suspension is raised for comfort. To enable this feature, tap Controls > Suspension > Adaptive Suspension Damping, and select the Comfort or Auto setting.

Green Traffic Light Chime

Tesla Green Traffic Light Chime feature in update 2022.20.8
Traffic Control
Basic Autopilot
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Available Worldwide
Traffic Control
Basic Autopilot
Models:
S
3
X
Y

A chime will play when the traffic light you are waiting for turns green. If you are waiting behind another vehicle, the chime will play once the vehicle advances unless Traffic-Aware Cruise Control or Autosteer is active.

Note: This chime is only designed as a notification. It is the driver's responsibility to observe their environment and make decisions accordingly.

Editor's note: This feature no longer appears to require EAP or FSD.

Improvements to Energy Prediction

Tesla Improvements to Energy Prediction feature in update 2022.20.8
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Tesla is making further improvements to its navigation energy prediction. Tesla already took HVAC use, speed, outside temperature and more into account when predicting its vehicles' range. Recently in update 2022.16 Tesla added even more parameters such as wind speed and direction, humidity and more.

However, with this update, Tesla is bringing it to a whole new level. Your vehicle will now more accurately predict its range by also considers the number of passengers in the vehicle, the vehicle's tire pressures, the amount of current being drawn out of USB ports and more.

Bluetooth Menu

Tesla Bluetooth Menu feature in update 2022.20.8
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y

The Bluetooth menu has been updated to make it more obvious which device is connected and new device icons have been added.

Previously Tesla used to show a Bluetooth logo to the right of the device name. The logo would be blue if the device was connected or gray if it wasn't.

The Bluetooth icon has been replaced with a device icon, presumably so that Tesla can support various types of devices in the future, such as Bluetooth headphones and Bluetooth controllers.

If a device is connected, it will now display the text 'Connected' underneath the device name, along with a green dot.

Photo credit: @tesla_adri/Twitter

HomeLink Buttons

Tesla HomeLink Buttons feature in update 2022.20.8
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y

With the introduction of v11, Tesla added HomeLink controls that appear when you're geographically close to one or more of the HomeLink devices.

The buttons feature a label underneath them that up until this update displayed whether tapping the button would cancel the the auto-open feature or activate the HomeLink device.

With this update Tesla has swapped these labels. The Activate or Cancel (if auto-open is turned on) text will now appear inside of the button, and label given to the device such as 'Left Garage' will now appear underneath the button.

Image by SparkyTX on TeslaMotorsClub

Battery at Arrival

Tesla Battery at Arrival feature in update 2022.20.8
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Tesla's navigation system will once again display your estimated range upon arrival at your destination near your estimated time of arrival.

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